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Traditional Detached Stone Cottage with Private Pool and Large Gardens.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Les Pincats has a spacious open plan living area typical of a tradition French salon with a comfortable seating area and a wood burning stove. There are two sofas,TV with freeview channels and DVD player. There is also a CD player with ipod dock and a small library of books, DVD's and CD's. In the dinning area you will find a pretty French dresser and a large farmhouse table and chairs. The kitchen is well equipped with dishwasher, microwave, toaster etc and a good selection of matching crockery and utensils. Upstairs: Double bedroom with vaulted ceiling, Victorian wrought iron King size bed with a good quality mattress, bedside tables, air conditioning unit, chest of drawers, hanging area, dressing table and hair dryer. Twin room with vaulted ceiling has two Victorian wrought iron single beds with bedside tables, two chest of drawers, separate wardrobe, dressing table and hairdryer. Spacious shower room with shower cubicle, sink and wc. There is an additional toilet and also a washing machine in the basement. Step outside onto the attractive Wisteria covered terrace which overlooks the pool and gardens to enjoy an early morning coffee or breakfast. The house sits in large gardens containing both ornamental and fruit trees, including walnut, plum, peach, pear and a small herb garden. Just outside the house is a sunken garden with a large dinning table and BBQ. The private 10 x 5m swimming pool has an outdoor shower and attracts full sun all day there is a selection of pool furniture, umbrellas and sunbeds. The garden offer's a good degree privacy for sunbathing and there are a number of tables and chairs dotted around so you're sure to find a shady spot or catch the last of the sun to enjoy a glass of wine. Les Pincats is situated on the edge of the pretty village of Payrignac which has been awarded 4 Oaks for its floral beauty by Citie Fleuri. The village, a leisurly 10 min walk has a restaurant/bar which overlooks the village lake. Tennis courts and fishing are also available. We have a local farm shop just outside the village selling everything from bread and wine to organic meat and local cheeses. The medieval hilltop town of Gourdon is 5km away where you will find a large selection of shops, pavement bars, restaurants and a selection of supermarkets, banks etc. Sitting on the border of the Dordoge and Lot regions makes Payrignac an ideal location to explore these two areas of outstanding beauty. Approx 10 mins drive from the Dordogne river with its excellent canoeing facilities. Les Pincat is within easy drive of some of the most popular towns and villages of the Dordogne such as Salat, Domme, Rocamadour and La Roque Gageac. There are a number of French markets and many popular attractions close by.

Property Manager
Terri Western
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
11 January, 2017


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)


Well -maintained, clean and stylish

  • 5 of 5

Most enjoyable stay, as our first time in the area.Very relaxing especially when you need to get some rest after radiotherapy and will definitely book for next year. The place is equipped with everything you need, well furnished and joy to stay. The booking process was easy and any queries were answered immediately. I would recommend the place to my family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

spent two weeks in lovely tranquil surroundings, the home caters for all your needs, the only negative would be maybe an overhead fan would be handy , the pool is great and it was nice to sit out in the evening and have dinner in the garden would definitely recommend , also the owners are at hand for any questions you may have they were very helpful,

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect quiet getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is an adorable French home set among fields and woods just a 5 minute stroll out of the lovely little village of Payrignac. The house is equipped with everything you might need including a huge dining table, comfy sofas and a superb pool. It is a tranquil, private, peaceful paradise.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Peace and a Polecat at Les Pincats

  • 4 of 5

Les Pincats spacious living and kitchen area gives it a pleasant, open feeling. Its spacious garden is well cared for , especially the interesting variety of trees. There are plenty of places in which to sit- as the mood, or the sun, takes you Its owners have thought carefully about the needs of short stayers, each new letting is kitted out with a bag of housekeeping basics- a practical welcoming touch. The kitchen is well equipped, the hot water works, the pool is clean and in good shape, instructions are comprehensive and well displayed. Local information is clear and neatly filed.

Les Pincats is on a minor road but peaceful, a few minutes walk or drive outside Payrignac. The village has a school, a Poste, a Mairie and a good basic, friendly restaurant ( with WIFI access), but no shop. This hardly matters as Gourdon is only five minutes away and has all that you might need- banks, a hospital, supermarkets, a cinema, several restaurants and a good boulangerie. In the summer season i.e. in French holidays there are concerts and other events there. This year (2014) a farm shop opened outside Cougnac- about five minutes drive away.

Keep a look out for the European polecat we saw running across the garden in the distance- twice- and see if you can get a photo to prove what you have seen!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I loved this beautiful and comfortable cottage in the idyllic country side of the Perigord. The location is good for touring. We visited the old town of Sarlat, the wonderful Rocamadour, picturesque Roque-Gageac and the hill top village of Domme. The Dordorgne river is only a short drive and there are several places to hire canoes. There are also many interesting chateaux in the area to visit.

However if sitting with a glass of wine and a book is your thing, the cottage has extensive grounds which are well kept, and there is a lovely pool, a barbecue and plenty o f places to sit and eat al fresco. The owners Terri and Alan are very conscientious with lots of information about the local area available to help you enjoy the surrounding area. There are many local restaurants and of course the local supermarkets and shops in the nearby historic town of Gourdon. For us it was the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of life.

The cottage was really well maintained and equipped, very clean and comfortable and the owners were very helpful in accommodating our booking. Its listing description is totally accurate and the inventory exceeded our expectations with hob, oven, fridge/freezer and satellite TV. Open plan living/kitchen/dining area downstairs was spacious and comfortable with all utensils/crockery and accoutrements present and in perfect condition. The bedrooms and bathroom were spotless and it is impossible to fault this lovely holiday home.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is the best property we have ever stayed at. The facilities are brilliant and the setting lovely.The pool is an outstanding feature. The house is is just fabulous and there is nothing that is not supplied. We can not find fault with any part of our stay. Terri is just a great owner. During our stay the TV stopped working which was not a problem to us as we like to read and listen to music. Great CD player. I got in touch with Terri not because it was a concern to us but we were concerned that the next people to arrive might be disapointed. Terri phoned straight back with suggestions but nothing worked. I got a text from Terri that a replacement TV would be sent the next day. This just goes to show you get first class service in a first class house.Book this house with confidence you wil be amazed!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Standard rate
16 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season
27 May 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season rate
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
16 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes

Although a final clean is included in the rental charge it is expected the property be left in a reasonable condition. Guests must make their own travel and insurance arrangements.

Changeover Day:
Saturday to Saturday. Arrive after 3pm. Depart by 10am.
Some flexibility with dates at the beginning and end of the season.

Notes on prices:
Please note: weekly prices quoted are for 2 guests - for 3 or more guests there is an additional charge of £50 per guest. Laundry charge: double room: £10 per wk - £15 for 2 wks. twin room £7 per bed per wk - £10 for 2wks.
Clean sheets, pillowcases and towels will be left at the house for reservations of 2 weeks or more.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Payrignac in Midi-Pyrenees

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • village
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Spacious bathroom room. Shower enclosure, wash basin and WC.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Hair dryer. Fan.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bed Kingsize/Air conditioning /Dressing table /Fan/hairdryer
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: King size bed, dressing table, chest of drawers, hanging area, hair dryer. Freestanding air conditioning unit plus fan. Bedroom 2: 2 single wrought iron Victorian beds, dressing table, 2 chest of drawers, hair dryer, 2 fans, separate wardrobe. Freestanding air conditioning unit.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: In addition to the log burner there are wall mounted radiators in the downstairs living area and in both of the bedrooms, the bathroom has a wall mounted heater and heated towel rail. We are unable to supply equipment e.g. highchair, stair gates etc therefore the house is not suitable for young children. There is a small terraced area with a table and chairs directly outside the house plus a larger outside dining area with a large dining table and a BBQ. Regrettably we are unable to accept pets. Complementary household pack on arrival. Outside: The private swimming pool, 10 x 5m sits in a sunny position approx 15m from the house with glorious views over the surrounding farmland and is for the sole use of guests renting the house. There is a good selection of pool furnitue including beds, parasols tables etc. The large mature gardens of approx one acre offer privacy for both swimming and dining, there are a number of fruit trees and a small herb garden which guests are welcome to sample. There is a sunken garden area with large dining table and BBQ close to the house. Tables and chairs dotted around the gardens offer welcome shade during the day and you will always find somewhere to catch the last of the evening sun to enjoy a glass of local wine. Easy parking. Utility Room: Washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Laundry charges:double room £10 one week £15 two weeks Twin £7 one week £10 two weeks per bed, pool towels are not supplied For bookings of 2wks or more clean sheet, pillow cases and towels will be left at the house. The swimming pool is maintained week

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